"The legislation hastily enacted is deplorable and discriminatory, and it runs counter to everything we stand for."
South Carolinians desperately need better paying jobs, more accessible health care and better schools, but Governor Haley is using a $400 million surplus for tax cuts for the wealthy.
Angela Davis and her sister Fania Davis were working for social justice before many of today's activists were born.
The Department of Justice filed a robust complaint against Ferguson, Missouri, charging the city with violations of federal civil rights statutes.
Featuring a network of young leaders, use of technology, and a focus on system-wide change, the Movement for Black Lives represents a politically important moment in civil rights organizing.
She was a lawyer, activist, civil rights advocate, lecturer, writer and feminist.
Jefferson Franklin Long: the first black member to speak on the House floor.
Once again, right wingers have come up with a scheme to dilute and diminish the voting power of minorities, and they might get what they want.
"He was not committing a dangerous act. We're tired of the SFPD killing black people."
"I don't need all this attention, but I feel like I have to do something good with it, I have to turn my anger into something positive."